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Professor Henrietta Harrison FBA

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About this Fellow

The social and cultural history of China from the Qing through to the present, especially rural north China, links between transnational and local history, religion, diplomacy and revolution



Current post

  • Professor of Modern Chinese Studies, University of Oxford; Fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford


The Missionary’s Curse and Other Tales from a Chinese Catholic Village. 2013


The Making of the Republican Citizen: Ceremonies and Symbols in China, 1911-1929 2000


The Man Awakened from Dreams: One Man's Life in a North China Village 1857-1942 2005


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